Rang a Sé learn about photography

This week we visited the Riverbank to take part in a photography workshop with our artist in residency Brian Cregan. We learned about the history of photography, the science behind it and Brian took us on a tour of his exhibition which features work he did with fifth class. Brian was so patient and kind […]

Hockey and Chains in Rang a Sé

This is week in Rang a Sé, we practised our hockey skills and had a great time in the Halla perfecting our ball control. We also worked together as a whole class team to build the longest paper chain we could. It was amazing how quickly we were able to work together and we did […]

Hockey and Chains in Rang a Sé

This is week in Rang a Sé, we practised our hockey skills and had a great time in the Halla perfecting our ball control. We also worked together as a whole class team to build the longest paper chain we could. It was amazing how quickly we were able to work together and we did […]

Wishing together, Clara and Marie’s class

We had such a lovely time visiting Clara’s class this week to help them write their wishes for the Winter fair. It was so interesting listening to them and sharing our Christmas wishes too. We couldn’t believe that we were once small enough to fit in those chairs! Have a look at the photos: from […]

Peace Proms

With Peace Proms fast approaching we hope that all students taking part could practice the songs over the Winter break. Below are two links to the songs and choreography. Choreography Videos 2018 Choir Tracks 2018 v1   Thanks, Emma, Roisin and Clara

Grandparents Day, Debating, Street Soccer, Self Portraits and the Amazon in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! On Wednesday, we were delighted to welcome some of our grandparents and family members to our school. They kindly answered lots of our questions and it was very interesting to hear how primary school has changed through the generations. Well done to the Student Council members who did a terrific […]

6th Class Basketball

  Over the past week, the 6th class boys and girls basketball teams competed in two away games as part of the Cuman na mBunscol schools competition. Lucky enough the first game was a very short journey across the road to Gaelscoil Cill Dara. The nerves were high for the first outing but both the […]

Ancient Rome investigated by Rang a Sé

We worked very hard on our projects on Ancient Rome, looking at very specific parts of life back in that time. Some of us studied food, others examined the rights of citizens, the colesseum, trevi fountain, the Roman senate and Roman gods as well as several other interesting factors of Ancient Rome life. We’re presenting […]

Chromatography and Creative Writing in Rang a Sé!

This week, our Science lesson saw us experimenting with chromatography. We learned that most inks are a mixture of colours and that mixtures may be separated by physical means. We applied this knowledge by using paper chromatography to separate the colours found in water-soluble markers using filter paper and water. It was amazing to watch the colours […]

Totems and compliments in Rang a Sé

Have a look at our finished portraits of each other. We not only painted our partners but tried really hard to describe their best qualities too. We wrote compliments about each other and Marie said they were the most amazing ones she has ever read. In the artist‘s chair we talked about our paintings and […]

Budding Architects in Rang a Sé!

What a week we have had! Having won five stars for great behaviour in our líne, we were rewarded with our first outdoor class. Sue set us an ‘architecture’ challenge which saw us using natural materials found in the wooded area to create miniature ‘houses’ for Lego figures. Working in small groups, we used twigs, various leaves, […]

Food for Thought in Sue’s 6th Class!

We have been very busy this week! Sa Ghaeilge, bhíeamar ag foghlaim faoi ‘Bia’ (Food). Rinneamar dramaíocht, ‘Sa Bhialann’ (In the Restaurant), faoin téama chomh maith! In Maths we have been working on adding and subtracting large numbers, we also used follow-me cards to help us to practice our understanding of Place Value. Among other activities in […]

Gaeltacht information meeting

On Tuesday 3rd October Jennifer Shine from Coláiste na Rosann will be coming to the school to speak to the parents/guardians and children of 6th class about our upcoming trip to the Gaeltacht in May 2018. Jennifer will be here to give you information about the Coláiste, the week in the Gaeltacht in May and […]

Sue’s 6th Class Explore Australia!

This week, we finished writing our postcards based on our drafts and created beautiful artwork for them. We look forward to displaying them in the classroom. In Maths, we focused mainly on Place Value which included comparing the astonishing weekly salaries of the top ten international footballers! Sa Ghaeilge, we discussed some of the counties […]

Our AMAZING 6th class volunteers

    A HUGE  thank you to our 6th class today. I asked for volunteers to help sort out the “lost property” in the foyer so parents can have a look through it while attending the Book Fair……..I was blown away when more than 50% of the class volunteered to stay in at break time […]